Manchester City Wins Its First Match Amid Anti-UEFA Slogans

Putting their UEFA woes behind, Manchester City registered first win with a 2-0 score on West Ham on Wednesday night. The Manchester City has recently been excluded from the Champions League for two years from 2020-21 to 22 for not following financial fair play regulations.

Manchester City after UEFA ban

On the 29th minute of the game, Rodri made the first goal and put Manchester City ahead in the game. Soon Kevin De Bruyne added the second goal and sealed the win for the home team. But the fans had the UEFA ban in mind.

It was the first of match of Manchester City after receiving UEFA notice for getting banned from Champions League for two years. They even sung anti-UEFA chants during the match. The over-enthusiastic fans even unfurled a “UEFA Cartel” banner in the stadium. But Pep Guardiola had different views on the UEFA ruling.

Pep Guardiola’s opinion on City’s ban

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Manchester City Fined 30 Million Euros For Non Compliance Of Fair Play Rules

Manchester City won’t play Champions League for the next two years. The reigning Premier League champion has been barred from the said championship by UEFA. An independent financial control body of UEFA announced the decision regarding ban on Manchester City on Friday.

Reasons for ban on Manchester City

One of the richest soccer clubs, Manchester City was found a culprit of “serious breaches” of European soccer’s financial regulations. It was found the club had been guilty of multiple violations related to club licensing and the financial fair play rules.

It is to be noted that UEFA tried to put a tab over the gap between rich and poor clubs by putting fair play rules. Also, it wants to control the growing debt crisis of soccer clubs.

Penalty for Manchester City

UEFA has penalty for clubs that don’t follow its fair play regulations. And it has found Manchester City 30 million euros ($32.5 million) for failing to meet the regulations and not cooperating with the investigators. And this punishment could have far reaching consequences for the balance sheet of Manchester City.

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